Quasi-feudal



[fyood-l] /ˈfyud l/

adjective
1.
of, relating to, or like the , or its political, military, social, and economic structure.
2.
of or relating to the Middle Ages.
3.
of, relating to, or of the nature of a fief or fee:
a feudal estate.
4.
of or relating to the holding of land in a fief or fee.
/ˈfjuːdəl/
adjective
1.
of, resembling, relating to, or characteristic of feudalism or its institutions
2.
of, characteristic of, or relating to a fief Compare allodial
3.
(derogatory) old-fashioned, reactionary, etc
/ˈfjuːdəl/
adjective
1.
of or relating to a feud or quarrel
adj.

1610s, from Medieval Latin feudalis, from feudum “feudal estate,” of Germanic origin (cf. Gothic faihu “property,” Old High German fihu “cattle;” see fee). Related to Middle English feodary “one who holds lands of an overlord in exchange for service” (late 14c.).

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